Long time geek, fangirl, mother, and reader. I've got a lot to say, you might not like it all, but it will be honest and hopefully helpful.
Several people recommended Karsten Knight’s Wildefire to me because I’m Polynesian, Tongan, and this is one of the only YA novel featuring a Polynesian lead that they knew about. The concept is promising, a Polynesian female lead with the powers of a goddess. Unfortunately, Wildefire not only doesn’t deliver on that promise, it so woefully misrepresents Polynesian culture and women in general, I found it offensive.
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